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Object Name Scrapbook
Date ca. 1940
Scope & Content Scrapbook, containing clippings, photos, statistics. Compiled by Captain Edward Carus after he had sold the bulk of his collection to Henry Barkhausen.

The scrapbook contains a letter from the donor, Walter O. Bahr Jr., explaining the provenance of the scrapbook. Edward Carus was Bahr Jr's uncle and after Carus sold the rest of his collection of scrapbooks to pay his wife's medical bills he started this scrapbook for his nephew. The scapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, comics and stamps, things Carus thought Bahr Jr. would find interesting. The materials are pasted over the top of a payment log kept by Bahr Jr's father, Carus's brother-in-law.

-Scrapbook contains:
-Photographs of Great Lakes vessels, and ports
-Clippings from the Manitowoc Herald
-Clippings with photographs of the City of Manitowoc
-Colored postcards
-A log, compiled by Edward Carus, listing all of the vessels which wrecked, foundered, burned, or were dismantled or abandoned on the Great Lakes from 1870-1935
-Newspaper clipping about the sinking of Robalo, the first submarine built in Manitowoc.

Accession # M84-27-1
Collection Carus Collection